Doctor Zhivago
Boris Pasternak

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Narrated By: Phillip Madoc

Duration: 18 hours and 25 minutes

What to expect

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TRANSLATED BY MAX HAYWARD AND MANYA HARARI

Banned in the Soviet Union until 1988, Doctor Zhivago is the epic story of the life and loves of a poet-physician during the turmoil of the Russian Revolution. Taking his family from Moscow to shelter in the Ural Mountains, Yuri Zhivago finds himself embroiled in a battle between the Whites and the Reds, and in love with the beautiful nurse Lara.

Genre

Romance, Historical fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction, Generational sagas

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